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Cristina Trindade

andrada, eduardo de campos

Forestry engineer that developed professional functions in the Madeira archipelago between 1952 and 1975, as Head of the Forestry Circumscription of Funchal. Eduardo Campos Andrada was born in the council of Cascais in 1913 and joined the class of Forestry Engineering at the Instituto Superior de Agronomia (School of Agriculture) influenced by his uncle, Professor …

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coito, manuel jesus

(Paúl do Mar [Madeira], 1876-Honolulu, 1957) Known as the “Punchbowl poet” and the “Honolulu poet,” Coito was born in Madeira, but lived most of his life in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he wrote many poems and fados. It was the author’s granddaughter, Jeanne Kahanaoi, who found all of the poet’s works at home in a box. …

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brito, óscar spínola de

As a paediatrician, he finished his superior studies in Coimbra an in Lisbon. He always performed his professional duties in Madeira, where he was the municipal physician and forensic expert, also taking care of his patients in Preventório Santa Isabel, in the Cecília Zino Foundation and in Caixa de Previdência. As a good communicator, he …

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